Looters descend on downtown Chicago; more than 100 arrested

Hundreds of looters descended on downtown Chicago early Monday following a police shooting on the city’s South Side, with vandals smashing the windows of dozens of businesses and making off with merchandise, cash machines and anything else they could carry, police said.

What remote learning will look like this school year

Kitchen tables and family dens will serve as desks and classrooms as many suburban districts begin the school year remotely starting this week with Chromebooks and iPads bridging the divide between students and teachers.

Glenbrook South student remembered for his ‘endearing spirit’

The death of a Glenview-area teen this week has been officially ruled a homicide, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.Elias Valdez, 15, who was a rising sophomore at Glenbrook South High School, was found Wednesday evening, lying in a grassy area on the 1200…

2,084 new COVID-19 cases as state gets tougher on face masks

New cases of COVID-19 hit 2,084 Friday and additional deaths were 21 as Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced tougher measures to enforce face coverings and gathering sizes and to fine businesses and schools that don’t comply by up to $2,500. The Illinois Department of Public Health is…